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Wed 09 Apr 2014 8th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism - La Massana - Andorra
Tue 08 Oct 2013 First Euro-Asian Ski Resorts Conference - Almaty - Kazakhstan
Wed 14 Nov 2012 Global Summit on City Tourism - Istanbul - Turkey
Mon 15 Oct 2012 First Pan-African Conference on Sustainable Tourism in African National Parks - Arusha - Tanzania
Mon 16 Apr 2012 6th International Conference on Destination Management - Djerba - Tunisia
Mon 10 Oct 2011 General Assembly - Nineteenth session - Gyeongju - South Korea

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21 Jul 14
Press Release
International tourism: strong peak season anticipated
Destinations worldwide received some 317 million international tourists (overnight visitors) between January and April 2014, 14 million more than in the same period of 2013. This 5% growth...
02 Jul 14
Press Release
Spain to host UNWTO Conference on Religious Heritage and Tourism
Experiencing different ways of life and discovering cultural or religious sites ranks high as travel motivation. With consumer demand shifting to incorporate a broader cultural and historical...
23 Jun 14
Press Release
World Tourism Day 2014: Celebrating tourism and community development
This year’s WTD theme is ideally timed to contribute to the debate on tourism’s contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN development blueprint after 2015, which places a high...
09 Jun 14
Press Release
UNWTO Executive Council: Tourism routes key to regional integration and development
UNWTO Executive Council Members recalled that regional integration translates into stronger economic development and identified infrastructure, visa facilitation, transportation, public/private...
14 May 14
Press Release
International tourism generates US$ 1.4 trillion in export earnings
According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, receipts in destinations worldwide from expenditure by international visitors on accommodation, food and drink, entertainment, shopping and...